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Concert Band - Easy/Beginner
Composed by Brian Harris. Repertoire, General Instructional, Christmas, Pop, Children's Music. Score, Set of Parts. 26 pages. Bandroom.com Publications #112413. Published by Bandroom.com Publications (S0.11670).
Item Number: S0.11670
A favorite of beginners and parents alike, HOUSETOP MARCH will bring a smile to everyone’s face . . . even Mr. Scrooge!
A march-style setting of Up On The House Top (sometimes called Up On The Roof Top), this easy work contains a single one-measure solo for your best trumpeter and a one-note solo for the humble triangle player. And at the end, be certain to listen for the reindeer paws on the roof!
DIFFICULTY LEVEL: Very Easy (slightly more difficult than JOY TO THE KING).
PROGRAMMING: Winter Holiday/Christmas concert.
FEATURES: melody distributed through all wind parts; key of B-flat major; simple parts using only quarter-, half-, and eighth notes.
CHALLENGES: Introduction and ending use 1 measure of canon/imitation; one-measure trumpet solo; use of foot stomps at end (their favorite spot!); a one-strike triangle solo in last measure.
RANGES: uses only notes of the B-flat Concert scale; clarinets remain below break.
INSTRUMENTATION: includes Full Conductor Score (8 pages) and Parts (17 pages) for each instrument: Flute, Oboe, Bassoon, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Baritone Sax, Trumpet, Horn in F (for beginners playing low notes), Horn in F (for beginners playing high notes), Trombone/Euphonium, T.C. Euphonium, Tuba, Percussion 1 (Snare & Bass Drum), Percussion 2 (Crash Cymbals, Triangle, Sleigh Bells), Bells/Mallets.
MINIMUM INSTRUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS: Flute, Clarinet, Trumpet, and Bass Line (any low reed or low brass instrument), Percussion.
ARRANGER/COMPOSER: Now retired, Brian Harris holds the Ph.D. in Music Education from the Florida State University and recently retired after more than 30 years as a public school and college band director. Many of his works are available from www.bandroom.com and through Sheet Music Plus
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Winter / Christmas Concert works from Bandroom.com Publications:
Joy to the King (for beginners)
Jingle Those Bells! (for beginners)
HouseTop March (for advanced beginners)
Ukrainian Bell Carol (for advanced+ beginners)
Tidings of Joy (for advanced+ beginners or 2nd-year players)
Journey of the Magi (for 2nd- or 3rd-year players)
Also, please consider “Latin Lullaby” for your Spring Concert (for beginners)
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